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An acoustic guitar is a guitar that produces sound acoustically by transmitting the vibration of the strings to the air—as opposed to relying on electronic amplification (see electric guitar).
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
The bass guitar (also known as electric bass, or bass) is a stringed instrument similar in appearance and construction to an electric guitar, except with a longer neck and scale length, and four to six strings or courses.
Billy Joe Walker Jr. (February 29, 1952 – July 25, 2017) was an American songwriter, record producer and recording artist.
Robert Jerome "Bobby" Borchers (born June 19, 1952 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is an American country music singer.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Randall Clay Blaker (born June 27, 1950) is an American country musician, singer-songwriter, and producer based in Texas for most of his career.
Country music, also known as country and western or simply country, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s.
William David Hungate (born August 5, 1948) is a bass guitarist, producer, and arranger noted as a member of Los Angeles pop-rock band Toto from 1977 to 1982 and rejoining in 2014.
Dean Dillon (born March 26, 1955) is an American country music artist and songwriter.
A drum kit — also called a drum set, trap set, or simply drums — is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments, typically cymbals, which are set up on stands to be played by a single player, with drumsticks held in both hands, and the feet operating pedals that control the hi-hat cymbal and the beater for the bass drum.
Eddie Bayers (born January 28, 1949) is an American session drummer who has played on 300 gold and platinum albums.
An electric guitar is a guitar that uses one or more pickups to convert the vibration of its strings into electrical signals.
A fiddle is a bowed string musical instrument, most often a violin.
Fred Rose (August 24, 1897 or 1898 – December 1, 1954) was an American musician, Hall of Fame songwriter, and music publishing executive.
George Harvey Strait (born May 18, 1952) is an American country music singer, songwriter, actor, and music producer.
Greatest Hits is the first compilation album by American country music artist George Strait, released on March 4, 1985 by MCA Records.
"It Ain't Cool to Be Crazy About You" is a song written by Dean Dillon and Royce Porter, and recorded by American country music artist George Strait.
James Albert Bowen (born November 30, 1937) is an American record producer and former rockabilly singer.
John Barlow Jarvis (born January 2, 1954, Pasadena, California)Paul Kingsbury, editor,, 2004 is an American songwriter, composer, session pianist and recording artist.
John Paul Gimble (May 30, 1926 – May 9, 2015), better known as Johnny Gimble, was an American country musician associated with Western swing.
Mack Vickery (June 8, 1938 – December 21, 2004) was a musician, songwriter, and inductee in the Hillbilly Hall of Fame and Alabama Music Hall of Fame, whose songs have been recorded by artists such as Jerry Lee Lewis, Waylon Jennings, George Thorogood, Johnny Cash, George Strait, Hank Williams Jr., George Jones and many other notable artists.
A mandolin (mandolino; literally "small mandola") is a stringed musical instrument in the lute family and is usually plucked with a plectrum or "pick".
MCA Records was an American record label owned by MCA Inc., which later gave way to the larger MCA Music Entertainment Group (now Universal Music Group), which the label was part of until its dissolution in 2003.
Merry Christmas Strait to You! is the first Christmas album by American country music artist George Strait, released on September 8, 1986 by MCA Records.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
"Nobody in His Right Mind Would've Left Her" is a song written by Dean Dillon, and recorded by American country music singer George Strait.
Paul V. Franklin (born May 31, 1954 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American multi-instrumentalist, known mainly for his work as a steel guitarist.
The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in which the strings are struck by hammers.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is a trade organization that represents the recording industry in the United States.
In the United States, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) awards certification based on the number of albums and singles sold through retail and other ancillary markets.
Reggie Young (born December 12, 1936) is an American musician who was lead guitarist in the American Sound Studios Band (a.k.a. The Memphis Boys), and is a leading session musician.
Richard Bennett (born July 22, 1951) is an American guitarist and record producer.
Robert Thomas Christgau (born April 18, 1942) is an American essayist and music journalist.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
Something Special is the fifth studio album by American country music artist George Strait, released on August 29, 1985 by MCA Records.
Steel guitar is a type of guitar or the method of playing the instrument.
Woodward Maurice "Tex" Ritter (January 12, 1905 – January 2, 1974) was an American country music singer and actor popular from the mid-1930s into the 1960s, and the patriarch of the Ritter acting family (son John and grandsons Jason and Tyler).
Wayne Kemp (June 11, 1940 – March 9, 2015) was an American country music singer.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.